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Sai Praneeth def. Jonatan Christie, Thailand Open 2017 final - As it happened

Final score: Praneeth 17-21 21-18 21-19 Christie
Updated: 04 June 2017 16:35 IST - Published: 04 June 2017 16:35 IST
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Two titles in a row for Praneeth. Hopefully, more to come in the Indonesia SS now. Thanks for tuning in, that's from us here! Congratulations to Sai Praneeth.
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With a powerful body smash, Praneeth wins the match and the Thailand Open. He wheels away in celebration like Imran Tahir and hugs his coach! Great scenes!
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AND HE'S DONE IT!
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Praneeth with a match point!
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SUDDEN DEATH NOW! 19-19 as Praneeth hits a forehand into the net.
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19-18 now with a Christie smash down the line!
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Two points away now, Praneeth!
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WHAT A POINT! After a long rally, Praneeth strikes the killer blow with a defensive drop shot. Christie dives for it but not enough.
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ALL SQUARE! 17-17 now. This can go either way!
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Too close to call, this match. 16-15 in the final game!
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16-14 to Praneeth now! Can he convert?
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Praneeth now has the lead thanks a few dreadful errors by the Indonesian!
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After keeping his lead, we have things levelled up at 12-12. 
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Christie leads 11-10 on the interval mark. IT DOESN'T GET CLOSER THAN THIS!
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All square in the deciding game! 9-9!
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Praneeth now takes five points in a row! He cuts Christie's lead to one.
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The Indonesia man has taken five points in a row now and leads 6-2!
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Praneeth loses the first point but takes the next two. 2-1!
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Praneeth converts on his third game point chance with a deceptive drop. The third game will now decide the winner!
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We're going into a third!
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Christie saves two points with a powerful smash on the second!
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Four game points for Praneeth. 
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18-16 now! Three more points to go!
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Praneeth has now taken the lead as we near the end of the second game. Can he hold on to it?
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It's 14-15 to Christie now, as Praneeth's forehand hits the net.
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INCREDIBLE POINT! Praneeth looked down and out during the point but his deep clear lands on the line.
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All square at 12-12, thanks to Christie's beautiful drop shot.
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The Indonesian leads 10-11 at the break and has the momentum.
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From 8-1 down, Christie has made it 9-9!
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The Indonesian is pulling back a few points. It's 9-6 now, in favour of Praneeth.
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Praneeth has a six-point lead at 9-3. 
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Praneeth takes a 5-0 lead in the second.
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Two delightful net shots give Praneeth an early 2-0 lead in the second game.
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The Indonesian takes the first game 21-17!
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Three game points for Christie.
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A powerful body smash by the Indonesian sends Praneeth sprawled all over the court floor. Two points away from the the first game!
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A beautifully angled shot gives Praneeth the point after a long rally! It's really tight in this game!
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Christie is just three points away from the win. Can Praneeth fight back?
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Christie fights back! It's 16-16 now. Who can take this from here?
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Praneeth takes the lead for the first time in this game. Can he convert it?
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All square at 14-14 now. 
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The gap is just at one point as Praneeth sends down a smash of his own!
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Christie sends down a thunderous smash! 12-10 he leads.
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Christie goes into the break at 9-11* up. A tight start to the final!
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Christie pulled a streak of four and defends will to make it 8-10 in his favour.
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The Indian has taken the lead now, making it 7-5.
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All square at 4-4 now.
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A powerful smash gives Praneeth his first point.
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The Indonesian has raced into a 3-0 lead very quickly.
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Praneeth to get us underway. He serves to start the opening point of the final!
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